October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Features

The Seeds Of Knowledge

On October 5, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, state Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Cathy Nolan, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and the Queens Library dedicated a site for the new state-ofthe art libr More...

Steinway Family Dental Hosts Cancer Society Fundraiser

With National Breast Cancer Awareness month now under way, Steinway Family Dental Center (SFDC) has taken fundraising efforts upon themselves, hosting an event at Central Lounge, not far from their offices on Steinway Street on October 4. More...

Vallone, ACA Host Homeowners Night

On October 2, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. and the Astoria Civic Association hosted Homeowners Night with the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). More...

Queens College Celebrates 75th

Queens College (QC) was founded on the vision of people like Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, Judge Charles Colden, who lobbied for a public college in the borough, and the college’s first president, Paul Klapper, who noted on the first day of classes More...

Restaurant Week 2012 Serves Up Multi-Cultural Experience

Queens Restaurant Week 2012 officially kicked off with a festive outdoor ceremony on October 2 at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens. More...

41st Annual St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival

“Souvlaki is a Greek dish,” said author Vilma Liacouras Chantiles in an edition of Estiator magazine. “I trace recipe concepts back to ancient times. My major resource is the Dipthnosophists in the Loeb Library. More...

Queens Thoroughfares And Public Places Renamed

Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently signed Introductory Number 935, renaming 41 thoroughfares and public places throughout the city. Several of these locations are situated in Queens and include the following: •Lance Cpl. Michael D. More...

The Pulpit

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Maloney Applauds New Mandatory Kindergarten Law

On October 4, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney joined City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, state Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, and Principal Randy Seabrook on a tour of P.S. More...

Crowley Receives Defender Of Children Award

Congressmember Joe Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) recently received the 2012 Defender of Children Award from the First Focus Campaign for Children, a national, bipartisan children’s advocacy organization. More...

Willets Point Is Revisited; Economic Potential Revised

A second draft supplemental environmental impact statement put Willets Point back on the drawing board at a public meeting in Corona last Thursday. More...

Resorts World Casino Promotes 100 + Employees

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) has promoted 134 employees within the first 10 months of operation, while accommodating hundreds of others with transfers to other areas where the employees want to build their careers. More...

Con Ed Donates To Variety Boys & Girls Club

The Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens after-school program is anchored by an educational enhancement program called the Power Hour that is sponsored by Con Ed. More...

Two Nationally Commended Students At Bayside H.S.

Principal Michael Athy of Bayside H.S. announced today that Jessie Han and Anita Wong have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

QSAC Bowl-For-Autism

Hundreds of New Yorkers will gather at Cozy Lanes in South Ozone Park on Sunday, October 21 for the annual QSAC Bowl-for-Autism to raise funds to support services for children and adults with autism. More...

KaBOOM! It’s A Playground

More than 200 volunteers from Zynga, Hour Children and organizers from KaBOOM!, makers of playgrounds and advocates for children’s playtime, were joined by residents of Western Queens on Octobe More...

Commemorating Columbus

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens (FIAO) held its annual Columbus Day Parade on October 8 in Astoria. More...

Queens Says ‘No’ To Golden Dawn

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Peter F. More...

Women In Politics Roundtable At St. John’s Law School

The Queens County Women’s Bar Association (QCWBA) and the Women’s Law Society of St. John’s University School of Law are presenting the following program, “Women in Politics Roundtable”, with Assemblymembers Barbara M. More...

Community Board 1 Meeting And Public Hearing

Community Board 1 is holding their monthly meeting and public hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m., at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. More...

Eating Our Way Into Trouble

Lots of us have observed that foods that are good for us – broccoli and bean sprouts – don’t trigger intense cravings. In the late afternoon, when my energy is low, I want a cookie or a piece of chocolate, not a green pepper. More...

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